A History of the British Isles: Bloomsbury Essential Histories

Autor Jeremy Black
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 4 oct 2016
A core introductory textbook that provides students with a concise overview of the full sweep of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh history, from pre-Roman times right through to the present day. Jeremy Black offers a balanced and absorbing account of a group of islands, their peoples, their extraordinary shared past and their remarkable impact on the rest of the world.This is an ideal set text for dedicated modules on British history, or a supplementary text for broader modules on European history, which may be offered at all levels of an undergraduate history or European studies degree. In addition it is a crucial resource for students who may be studying the history of Britain for the first time as part of a taught postgraduate degree in British or European history.New to this Edition:- Revised and updated throughout in light of the latest research- Provides coverage of recent events- Pays greater attention to social developments
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ISBN-13: 9781137573605
ISBN-10: 1137573600
Pagini: 338
Ilustrații: 7 maps
Dimensiuni: 138 x 216 x 22 mm
Greutate: 0.45 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Bloomsbury Academic
Seria Bloomsbury Essential Histories

Locul publicării:London, United Kingdom


Provides approachable, well-balanced accounts of key cultural, political, economic and social issues

Notă biografică

Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is the author and editor of a number of books published by Palgrave.


Preface Introduction 1. Pre-Roman and Roman Britain 2. British, English and Scandinavians, 400-1066 3. The Middle Ages 4. The Sixteenth Century 5. 1603-88 6. 1689-1815 7. Age of Reform and Empire, 1815-1914 8. The Twentieth Century 9. The British Isles Today 10. Conclusions Selected Further Reading Index.